Abuja vs Karaj - Cost of Living Comparison

Abuja Karaj
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1305
$688
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2703
$1709
🏠 One person rent
$926
$339
🏘️ Family rent
$1615
$689
🍽️ Food expenses
$260
$229
🚐 Transport expenses
$66.1
$41.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$176
$313
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
26 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
36
76
😀 Quality of life
35
44
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.59M

The cost of living in Abuja is 90% more expensive than in Karaj. Cities ranked 3158th and 6640th ($1305 vs $688) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 17th in Nigeria and Iran, respectively. Check Nigeria vs Iran comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months in Abuja compared to 0.5 months in Karaj. Abuja ranked 2nd best city to live in Nigeria vs Karaj ranked 11th in Iran, while ranked 7941st and 6648th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abuja vs Karaj

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Abuja Karaj
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.51
$7.34
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32.1
$18.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.77
$4.91
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
$0.57
 Cappuccino
$2.57
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1569
$386
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
$882
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1655
$560
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26
$17.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.3
$27.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$37.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
17.77%
21.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12600
$2017
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11900
$1150
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.4
$23.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.67
$2.48
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.41
$0.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.37
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
$0.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.97
$1.94
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.54
$5.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$3.87
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.49
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$3.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$0.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.81
$0.57
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.29
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.76
$0.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.63
$1.22
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.97
$0.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1
$3.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.51
$4.71
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.89
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.08
$2.37
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.07
$1.3
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.3
$25.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.72
$4.98
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$15.1
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.49
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$19.8
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.8
$98.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$182
$155
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1986
$1496

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181 km or 113 mi Jos
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225 km or 140 mi Zaria
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291 km or 181 mi Enugu
$938
293 km or 182 mi Bauchi
$567
296 km or 184 mi Owo
$745
297 km or 185 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
321 km or 199 mi Awka
$748
323 km or 201 mi Akure
$662
329 km or 204 mi Ilorin
$753
331 km or 205 mi Onitsha
$501
346 km or 215 mi Kano
$550
352 km or 219 mi Osogbo
$548
357 km or 222 mi Gusau
$754
367 km or 228 mi Ife
$774
368 km or 229 mi Benin
$924
392 km or 243 mi Umuahia
$755
400 km or 249 mi Owerri
$1669
414 km or 257 mi Oyo
$646
434 km or 270 mi Ibadan
$941
438 km or 272 mi Katsina
$712
438 km or 272 mi Warri
$518
438 km or 272 mi Aba
$659
456 km or 283 mi Bamenda
$387
466 km or 289 mi Calabar
$655
482 km or 299 mi Port Harcourt
$854
496 km or 308 mi Maradi
$865
503 km or 312 mi Abeokuta
$1274
509 km or 316 mi Sokoto
$638
513 km or 319 mi Bafoussam
$488
536 km or 333 mi Lagos
$1417
537 km or 334 mi Kumba
$451
552 km or 343 mi Zinder
$867
562 km or 349 mi Save
$559
574 km or 357 mi Damaturu
$725
577 km or 358 mi Buea
$346
592 km or 368 mi Limbe
$370
606 km or 377 mi Malabo
$715
608 km or 378 mi Douala
$549

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Distance City Cost of living
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Mohammadshahr
$658
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Kamal Shahr
$661
10 km or 6.5 mi Fardis
$663
13 km or 8.3 mi Andisheh
$657
17 km or 10 mi Qods
$668
17 km or 10 mi Malard
$670
19 km or 12 mi Shahriar
$669
33 km or 21 mi Nasimshahr
$665
36 km or 22 mi Nazarabad
$658
38 km or 24 mi Eslamshahr
$588
38 km or 24 mi Robat Karim
$657
43 km or 26 mi Tehran
$839
46 km or 28 mi Golestan
$665
50 km or 31 mi Ray
$667
69 km or 43 mi Qarchak
$665
74 km or 46 mi Pakdasht
$667
77 km or 48 mi Pardis
$659
79 km or 49 mi Khak-e Ali
$657
87 km or 54 mi Varamin
$838
100 km or 62 mi Qazvin
$1104
104 km or 65 mi Saveh
$666
130 km or 81 mi Qom
$993
144 km or 90 mi Amol
$603
174 km or 108 mi Babol
$424
177 km or 110 mi Lahijan
$662
185 km or 115 mi Qaem Shahr
$664
204 km or 127 mi Rasht
$915
205 km or 128 mi Sari
$529
208 km or 129 mi Kashan
$600
220 km or 137 mi Semnan
$664
225 km or 140 mi Arak
$567
242 km or 150 mi Zanjan
$516
249 km or 155 mi Hamadan
$943
259 km or 161 mi Malayer
$412
294 km or 183 mi Borujerd
$631
311 km or 193 mi Dorud
$658
333 km or 207 mi Shahin Shahr
$660
334 km or 208 mi Gorgan
$591
350 km or 218 mi Khomeyni Shahr
$662
354 km or 220 mi Khorramabad
$639